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Howard's Boot Soles

Howard's Boot Soles

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1998
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Cartoon of demonstrating farmers on a march to Canberra

Cartoon of demonstrating farmers on a march to Canberra

Ward O'Neill collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Ward O'Neill
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1985
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International Women's Day mug, 1994

International Women's Day mug, 1994

Union of Australian Women collection
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Mugs
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Cartoon titled 'Moral High Ground on Immigration Policy'.

Cartoon titled 'Moral High Ground on Immigration Policy'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Ditchburn
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2001
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Posters
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Poster

Poster

Union of Australian Women collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Halcyon 'Surfmaster Avoca' multiplier fishing reel

Gordon Winter collection
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Fishing reels
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Halcyon Products
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1940
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Khaki socks with two green stripes

Khaki socks with two green stripes

Dr Stephen Jani collection
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Socks
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Dr Istvan Jani
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1950
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Mmmm...?

Mmmm...?

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr John Butcher
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Gold panning dish

Gold panning dish

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Mining equipment
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Shoalhaven Gorge, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Claude Dunshea
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1930
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FTA Cannon

FTA Cannon

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Sticker

Sticker

Union of Australian Women collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Plastic-coated calico coaster printed with an Aboriginal-inspired motif, made by Annan Fabrics, Sydney

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Wal Beckhouse collection
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Coasters
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Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Annan Fabrics
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1951
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Surplus

Surplus

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2004
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Prison padlock

Prison padlock

Sotheby's collection no. 1
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Padlocks
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Campbell Street Gaol, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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1837
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Contractual Obligations

Contractual Obligations

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr John Allison
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1998
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Rectangular brown leather suitcase

Colledge Family collection
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Suitcases
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Australia
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Miss Emilie Roach
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1914
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Myrtle Christmas tree. Moble, Queensland. December, 1952

Myrtle Christmas tree. Moble, Queensland. December, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moble, Queensland, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Mad Dog Kennett

Mad Dog Kennett

Mary Nicholson collection no. 1
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1992
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Conquerors

Conquerors

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1996
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Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Lafferty cartoon strips (2)

Stephen Stanley collection
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Cartoons
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South Australia, Australia
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Mr Stephen E. Stanley
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1987
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Aboriginal Curse

Aboriginal Curse

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Lindsay Foyle
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1999
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Certificate awarded at the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia Royal Show, 1952  for Second Prize for a dark green quilted cushion cover

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Myrtle Wilson collection
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Prize certificates
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Mrs Violet M. Wilson
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1952
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Fork

Fork

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Forks
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Peace Keeping Force Needed

Peace Keeping Force Needed

Political Humour Competition 1999 collection
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Cartoons
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Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Mr Chris Kelly
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1999
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Cartoon of Paul Keating knocking over a statue of Bob Hawke

Cartoon of Paul Keating knocking over a statue of Bob Hawke

Patrick Cook collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Patrick Cook
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MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

MABO Treaty, by Alan Moir

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Cartoons
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Lovett Tower, Woden Town Centre, Phillip, Canberra, Australian Capi...
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Mr Alan Moir
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Little Caesar is Lord of the Thing

Little Caesar is Lord of the Thing

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Lapdogs of War

Lapdogs of War

Political Humour Competition 2002 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Sean Leahy
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Kurrabooma, N.S.W. August, 1952

Kurrabooma, N.S.W. August, 1952

Noelle Sandwith collection no. 1
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Drawings
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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Noelle O. Sandwith
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1952
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Simon the Jugula faces mutiny

Simon the Jugula faces mutiny

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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Cartoon

Cartoon

Alan Moir collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2003
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Cartoon of a one dollar coin without the kangaroos

Cartoon of a one dollar coin without the kangaroos

Roger Lilford and Robbie Swan collection
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Cartoons
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Bill Farr
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1985
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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Why Howard can't retreat

Why Howard can't retreat

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

WHAT'S HE TRYING TO DO - START AN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION?

Les Tanner collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Les Tanner
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1992
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Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Landau known as 'The Ranken Coach'

Royal Australian Historical Society collection no. 1
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Horse drawn coaches
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Scotland
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Mr George Ranken
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1821
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Conical copper vase

Conical copper vase

Smith Family collection
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Vases
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Australia
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1930
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Cartoon titled 'Swinging Voter'.

Cartoon titled 'Swinging Voter'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Paul Newman
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2001
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We are One, We're  Australians

We are One, We're Australians

Michael Fitzjames collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Michael Fitzjames
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1998
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Grand prix strikers

Grand prix strikers

Political Humour Competition 1997 collection
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Cartoons
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Queensland, Australia
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Mr Sean Leahy
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1997
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Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

Cartoon titled 'When Johnny Goes Marching Off'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Peter Lewis
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2001
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Composing rule

Composing rule

Les Robertson collection
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Rulers
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Lesley A. Robertson
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1920
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We may owe you an apology

We may owe you an apology

Bruce Petty collection no. 3
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Cartoons
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Mr Bruce Petty
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Little Echo

Little Echo

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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2005
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Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Affordable Housing - a Right Not a Privilege

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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Equal Pay Year 1986

Equal Pay Year 1986

Union of Australian Women collection
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Political badges
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Ms Audrey McDonald
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1950
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The Enemy Listens

The Enemy Listens

Stuart Peterson collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Archibald S. Peterson
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1945
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We believe the economic pain

We believe the economic pain

Alan Moir collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir
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How Economic Rationalism Works

How Economic Rationalism Works

Political Humour Competition 1998 collection
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Cartoons
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Patrick Cook
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1998
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Confess here

Confess here

Political Humour Competition 1996 collection
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Cartoons
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1996
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Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Cartoon titled 'Leadership/Election'.

Political Humour Competition 2001 collection
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Cartoons
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Old Parliament House, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territor...
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Ross Bateup
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2001
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Minton 'Kings Service' china fruit plate bearing the coat-of-arms of the Australian Parliament

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Parliament House Catering Service collection no. 1
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Fruit plates
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England
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Minton
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1927
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Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

Hand-pumped dentist's spittoon used by Lilija Kokle

John Jankaus collection
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Spittoons
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Ventspils, Latvia
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Mrs Lilija Kokle
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1924
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Teaspoon

Teaspoon

Pennington Migrant Centre collection
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Teaspoons
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Pennington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Pennington Migrant Centre
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1940
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Senate Kids Overboard Inquiry

Senate Kids Overboard Inquiry

Alan Moir collection no. 4
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Cartoons
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Mr Alan Moir